La Puerta del Sol
Basílica de Nuestra Señora de Los Ángeles
The most important site in Cartago – and the most venerated religious site in the country – this basilica exudes airy Byzantine grace,...
Las Ruinas de la Parroquia
Las Ruinas de la Parroquia was built in 1575 as a shrine to St James the Apostle (Santiago, in Spanish), destroyed by the 1841...
Museo Municipal de Cartago
Occupying a former military barracks, this museum opened in 2010, bringing a little high-tech sophistication to historic preservation....
A tidy little bakery with tasty breads and pastries (try the flaky palm-leaf cookies) and a narrow counter where you can sip...
Lonely Planet review
Located downstairs from Los Ángeles Lodge, this pleasant restaurant has been around since 1957 and serves myriad Tico specialties as well as burgers and sandwiches. Don’t miss the vintage photos of Cartago displayed on the walls.